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Kramon & Graham, PA

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Chairman: Philip M Andrews
Managing Principal: David J Shuster
Number of members: 23
Number of other lawyers: 18

Firm Overview:
Consistently recognized as one of Maryland’s leading law firms, Kramon & Graham has a well-established reputation for achieving client objectives effectively and efficiently. The firm offers legal services to Fortune 500 companies, public and privately held corporations, nonprofits, and individual clients across the nation.

Main Areas of Practice:
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Asset Recovery & Bankruptcy Litigation
-Class Action
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction Litigation
-Criminal Defense
-Government Contracts
-Health Care
-Insurance Coverage
-Internal Investigations
-IP Litigation
-Personal Injury
-Professional Liability
-Real Estate

Civil Litigation:
Kramon & Graham’s business-litigation practice is considered preeminent. The firm’s lawyers have extensive trial and appellate experience at all levels of the federal and state court systems and before administrative agencies. The firm handles complex, high-profile matters involving business and commercial issues involving, for example, government and private contracts; securities; fiduciary duties; business divorces; unfair competition; employment; commercial construction and residential development; trademarks and copyrights; misappropriation of trade secrets; and professional malpractice. The firm has considerable experience prosecuting and defending class-action suits. Of the firm’s 40+ lawyers, seven are permanent members of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, five are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, four are former Assistant United States Attorneys, and one is a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland.
Contact: Andrew Jay Graham
Email: [email protected]

Criminal Litigation:
Kramon & Graham’s lawyers have served as lead defense counsel in many of Maryland’s most notable state and federal investigations and prosecutions. The firm has successfully defended companies and their principals in white-collar matters. The firm also represents individuals, including elected and appointed public officials, charged with bribery and other serious white-collar crimes; physicians and other health care providers defending against health fraud allegations; and law enforcement officers charged with crimes in connection with their duties. The firm’s lawyers are regularly appointed by the federal court to defend the indigent accused.
Contact: John A Bourgeois
Email: [email protected]

Professional Liability:
Kramon & Graham defends and advises national, regional, and local law firms and individual attorneys in professional liability and grievance claims. Relatedly, the firm’s attorneys represent judges in judicial disability claims. In addition, the firm’s attorneys have substantial experience defending professional malpractice claims against a variety of other professionals, including design and engineering professionals and financial and accounting professionals. The firm frequently represents health care providers and institutions in medical malpractice and credentialing actions and is experienced in defending regulatory and OIG investigations. Kramon & Graham lawyers also represent law school and college professors and public officials before governing and credentialing boards.
Contacts: James P Ulwick, M Natalie McSherry
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Insurance Coverage & Advice:
Kramon & Graham represents insurers in coverage disputes arising out of construction, environmental, products liability, professional liability and other commercial claims, including national property and casualty insurers in disputes involving more than $1 billion. The firm’s insurance practice includes general liability, D&O, E&O, excess and umbrella coverage. The firm also represents insurance carriers, agents, and brokers in regulatory matters before the Maryland Department of Insurance.
Contact: Lee H Ogburn
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Representing developers and builders, commercial landlords and tenants, construction companies, and commercial property operators, Kramon & Graham’s real estate group is distinguished for the high level of integrated experience it offers clients through the entire commercial property life-cycle. The firm’s lawyers regularly handle zoning matters and commercial financing and loan restructuring transactions, leasing, and disposition. The firm’s lawyers serve as outside general counsel to some of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest private real estate companies. Kramon & Graham regularly represents clients in litigation related to high value real estate and construction-related disputes.
Contact: Jeffrey H Scherr
Email: [email protected]

Health Care:
Kramon & Graham’s highly-regarded health care practice attorneys have extensive experience representing clients facing malpractice claims, disciplinary actions, HIPAA complaints, credentialing challenges, reimbursement disputes, insurance-coverage questions, and charges of Medicare/Medicaid fraud. The firm represents health care providers and hospitals and its attorneys serve as hearing officers at proceedings mandated by hospital by-laws.
Contact: Natalie McSherry
Email: [email protected]

Government Contracts:
Kramon & Graham’s longstanding clients include entities that do business with state and local governments. Led by a former Maryland Assistant Attorney General, the firm’s procurement and administrative practice group has extensive knowledge of, and familiarity with, the state agencies that regulate and license Maryland businesses and professionals, as well as the agencies that award contracts for privatized services, construction, and the supply of goods and materials. The firm routinely represents clients in administrative licensing and regulatory proceedings, and in litigation before the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals, which has exclusive jurisdiction over bid protests, state contract claims, and related procurement disputes.
Contact: Philip M Andrews
Email: [email protected]

Kramon & Graham represents a range of companies in a variety of industries including financial, health care, pharmaceutical, technology, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, construction, professional services, nonprofit, real estate, and retail.